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16 Mar 2017
Billionaire Investor, Millionaire mistakes

Billionaire Investor, Millionaire Mistakes

If you’re looking for a case study of what a horrible idea it is to invest based on what billionaires invest in, look no further than Bill Ackman (head of Pershing Square Hedge Fund) and his disastrous Valeant trade. This week, Ackman finally got rid of his remaining Valeant shares, totaling roughly $4 Billion in […]

17 Feb 2017

Weekend Reads: Eliminating “Sell By” Dates

But those are mostly wants. When it comes to needs, it’s a different story. Housing, even after the 2008-09 crack-up, is expensive. Rentals have gone straight up as home ownership has fallen. The costs of education have skyrocketed and show no signs of slowing. Medical and health-insurance costs are among the fastest-rising of all consumer […]

16 Feb 2017
CTA intelligence RCM Alternatives 2017 Winners

RCM Alternatives Wins Best Introducing Broker Fourth Year in a Row

If you’ve been spent any time on the RCM Alternatives website as of late, you might have noticed things look a little different. We’re talking about a completely fresh look, designed purely with the idea of making it as user friendly as possible for potential investors to find an alternative investment research, stats, and a […]

10 Feb 2017

Weekend Reads: Treasury Price Differences

For example, a number of hedge funds will seek to exploit differences in the price of cash Treasuries and equivalent futures. That could explain large futures selling to coincide with buying cash securities — the net position is flat but it appears in the data as a short position. Hedge funds and asset managers take […]